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Freddie Prinze (1954–1977)


Freddie Prinze was born Frederick Karl Pruetzel in New York City, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother, Aurea Elena Ruiz, and a German immigrant father, Edward Karl Pruetzel. Freddie grew up in the Washington Heights section of New York City. As a chubby child, he was often bullied, but was quite creative and bright in his extracurricular activities... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Chico and the Man
Chico and the Man Chico Rodriguez
(1974-1978)
The Million Dollar Rip-Off
(1976)
American Bandstand
(1975)

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 1974-1977 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Chico Rodriguez
- Ed Talks to God (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Black Tie Blues (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Matchmaker, Matchmaker (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Chico's Padre (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
- Champs Ain't Chumps (1977) ... Chico Rodriguez
 1976 The Million Dollar Rip-Off (TV Movie)
Muff Kovak
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Other Works:

CD: "Looking Good" (VCL)

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Was pulled over by police on a highway on November 16, 1976, for DUI (driving under the influence). At the time, he was under the influence of methaqualone, a prescription drug that was prescribed by his psychiatrist. See more »

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